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Staging Dos & Donts

For many sellers, home staging results in a higher selling price and a quicker home sale.

According to the National Association Of Realtors®, staged homes sell three to 30 times faster than the non-staged competition. Further, staging can help increase the sale price by up to 20% on average.

Whether you decide to hire a professional home stager when selling your home or prefer to do it yourself, here are a few do's and don'ts of home staging that you should know!

DO → paint over bright walls with a neutral colour

DON’T → neglect curb appeal

DO → utilize natural light

DON’T → forget to put away your personal belongings

DO → declutter, declutter, declutter

DON’T → do major renovations before talking with your real estate agent

DO → deep clean every nook and cranny

DON’T → leave pet bowls, toys, litter boxes, or dog bones laying around

DO → stick to neutrals

DON’T → assume your home will sell itself

DO → start packing

DON’T → move out all of your furniture

DO → focus on the kitchen

DON’T → add too much clutter by “staging”

DO → create an inviting front porch

DON’T → forget to tidy up your closets and pantry



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